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Nice writeup about local eggs – including us!

Local Farms are Eggsquisite Options for Buying Fresh Eggs

When life gives you zucchini….

It’s zucchini bread season! (and zucchini relish, grilled zucchini, zucchini lasagna…) Even though the elk did a number on the zucchini plants after planting, eating about half of the plans to the ground, we are flush with this yummy green symbol of summer. I love how versatile zucchini is, able to take on so many…
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July update

I have been slacking with my posting duties being too busy with everything that's been going on around here. We finally fenced in the fruit trees, expanding the area so we may add blueberry bushes in the Spring. Now we won't have to battle the elk to keep them from stripping our trees bare. The…
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June is here – and so is the Sun (finally!)

Finally we have had some good weather which has let us get caught up on our  long list of chores.  We have added a bunch more chickens, now up to 50 or so, have added another rooster so we can start breeding our own replacement hens, and our turkeys have graduated to pasture. The garden…
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Update May 8, 2017

Here’s a late entry – an update that I started last week but never finished…until today… We are well behind schedule with the veggie garden while we wait for the correct sized gates to arrive (we ordered 5’ wide and received 3’ wide…too small to get in and out with the tiller, etc.). Thankfully, the…
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May is Egg Month!

May is Egg Month and we are ready to start selling our eggs.  We raise Heritage breeds and feed only Non-GMO, organic feed produced here in Washington state.  If you’d like to come by and pick some up, let us know! In the meantime, here’s some egg recipes to get you inspired.

Hey Tacoma area peeps!

We  stopped by Tractor Supply in Tacoma today and the cashier told us about this great deal…. These 30 ct. egg flats are FREE! (The first one anyway) They were already marked down to $2.00 ea. so we were going to buy them.  Great deal! https://www.tractorsupply.com/static/sites/TSC/downloads/coupons/Free-Egg-Flat-Coupon.pdf?cm_mmc=Banner-_-Social-_-Facebook-_-EggFlat  

Don’t fail, adapt

We had plans to already be planted out and close to harvesting spring greens  by May 1.  But alas, it continues to rain (and rain and rain). So much so that we have adapted and are focused this year on getting the raised beds built up, manage weed pressure, and build soil structure.  I am…
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We had a day without rain!

We are way behind where we had hoped to be this spring because of all the rain we’ve had. Good news is, we got the tractor out of the mud. We also made some progress with the elk fence and hope to finish before the end of April. We are using tarps for weed control…
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Spring update

Sorry for taking so long between updates – with a hard drive failure and so much else to do, I’m only now sitting down to give an update. This has been such a rainy season that I haven’t had a chance to get much of my garden prep done. However, we have been able to work on…
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